It had been a lovely evening until a ninja throwing star came out of nowhere…
Well nerds, here we are. My two year anniversary as a world-renowned blogger, gazer of navel, and pusher of all things nerdy. Well, maybe not world-renowned. But I’m pretty dang renowned within my circle of 7 loyal readers.
BTW, if you don’t get the reference in the title of this post, then check out this video but please come back after you get done grooving to the sweet, sweet stylings of the Little River Band. Takes me back to the Summer of 78…
So, you ask, what’s going on with It Came From The Nerd Cave? What are we doing? Where are we going? Why does it smell like Fritos in here? I’m glad you asked… Continue reading
This is probably kinda what it looks like inside my head when I’m standing in line at Wal-Mart on a Friday night…without the F bombs.
Did you happen to notice the new banner at the top of the page? Kinda hard to miss I suppose. I added it a couple of weeks ago but I’m just now getting around to commenting on it.
I liked the previous banner OK. But it was never meant to be a long-term thing. I’d originally composed it as a place-holder for the blog while I was learning Photoshop–until I could come up with something better. Then a combination of laziness and “Hey, that looks pretty good” took over and it held that place for almost two years.
Death Star Spray Paint Stencil Art by Rebecca Gallaher aka “beckosaurus” on Etsy
The walls of my Nerd Cave are what my wife often calls “busy.” I may be a little dense, but I don’t think she means it as a compliment. But however you want to describe my art collection, it’s all done by design. I love the crowded look. I don’t necessarily design the room for other people, but I do enjoy watching folks walk in for the first time and not quite know what they should look at first. Or second…Some people end up looking like a kitten watching a laser dot bounce around.
One of the things I’ve tried to do in choosing art is to look for things that fall outside the realm of traditional rectangular, framed art. I want different. I like oddly shaped pieces, 3-D art, and such.
Recently, while lying around contemplating my life, I typed “Death Star” into the Etsy search box and stumbled upon Rebecca Gallaher’s Death Star art stenciled/spray-painted onto an old vinyl LP. My Spidey sense went off with that “I gotta have it” vibe so in the cart it went. You know the rest. My almost fully operational battle station arrived last week and I love it…
As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’ve finally taken the plunge and started selling stuff on eBay. It took me a long time to get comfortable with the idea but I can say that so far, so good, and I’m glad I’ve done it. For anybody thinking about making some extra cash, read on…
Five dolla bills ya’ll
What’s up Nerd Nation? Back from a month away from Le Blog with an update from Operation Get Off Your Butt. While I haven’t been blogging, I have been a busy unit. The finishing touches are being put on the Nerd Bunker as we speak and I’m embarking on a new adventure in e-commerce. If you’re interested in hearing about my journey from frequent (“wayyyy too frequent”–The Wife) eBay buyer to hopefully successful eBay seller, read on…
Zod print by Dave Berns
What’s up folks? Just a quick one showing off some new art I recently acquired from artist Dave Berns.
The Eltingville Club One-Shot from Dark Horse Comics –Copyright 2014 Evan Dorkin
Occasionally, I like to recommend “MUST-HAVE” items to my seven loyal readers and today is one of those days. If you aren’t familiar with Evan Dorkin’s Eltingville Comic Book, Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Role-Playing Club, do yourself a favor and pick-up the new one-shot from Dark Horse Comics (scheduled for a late-April 2014 release).
“You promised you’d keep it classy.”
Anytime you find yourself telling your spouse, “You’re not the boss of me,” you’ve gotta figure things aren’t going well. But those words actually exited my mouth last night and I thought I’d relate the story for your consideration. Discuss amongst yourselves.
What’s up nerds? I’ve been scarce on here lately and thought I’d jump on with a few quick tidbits. I know that YOU, my seven loyal readers, have been on the edge of your seats awaiting the dropping of knowledge…
TL;DR–Got it to read…Won’t read it.
Sometimes I do things that just make me shake my head and ask, “what’s wrong with me?” The most recent example of this dovetails well with my last post about the T.V. show, Collection Intervention. As I explained there, I tend to sympathize with the collectors in that show despite the fact that I think the producers want the viewer to go the other way. But if some chick rolled into my house and told me I needed to get rid of 1/2 my stuff AND I need to see a therapist, She’d get my size twelves right in the butt. But then again, a case maybe could be made that I do need professional help. Let me explain…